Unformatted text preview: Therefore, as he picks up a particular dish and notices that it is not pre-rinsed, 1 he immediately infers that it is Ann’s. However, as he begins the cleaning process, he notices that the leftover food falls into the category which Mickey refers to as “pointless comestibles” (that is, food that involves neither meat nor sugar). He knows that, while Ann eats pointless comestibles in 70% of her meals, Mickey does so with only 15% of his meals. Consider: 1) Has his belief as to whose dish it was changed? 2) With what certainty does he now hold his belief? 1 It is not his dish, as he pre-rinses 100% of the time....
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- Spring '10
- Probability, Meal, Theorem Practice Mickey, Mickey pre-rinses, pointless comestibles